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Top police official Mickey Gray dies

Assistant Police Director for Operations Mickey Gray has died, anonymous senior police officials have said. According to information gathered by this paper Tuesday, 10 July, Mr. Gray died Tuesday at the S.D. Cooper Hospital in Sinkor, but cause of death is yet to be established.

Reliable sources within the LNP indicate that Mr. Gray’s wife is also critically ill, and that he had just buried his late mother before his death Tuesday.Mr. Gray served as Chief of Traffic in the previous administration of former President Ellen Johnson – Sirleaf before being elevated as Assistant Police Director for Operations (105) in the current administration of President George Manneh Weah.

Minutes after Police Inspector General Col. Patrick Sudue addressed a press conference relating to different issues here, the headquarters of the Liberia National Police (LNP) suddenly appeared sad when news broke out Tuesday afternoon, 10 July over the death of Mr. Gray.

Immediate past Police Inspector General, now head of the National Bureau of Concession Col. Gregory Coleman was seen at the police headquarters Tuesday, though purpose for his visit there was not known.Mickey Gray has served the LNP for many years in various positions.

According to sources, Mr. Gray’s remains have been deposited at the Samuel Striker Funeral Home already.

By Winston W. Parley & Bridgett Milton-Edited by Othello B. Garblah

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